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Good Idea

hey allen it sounds as if you got most of your bases covered , and you are ready to bat , the reason why I didnt recommend replaceing the clutch assy , is the same reason your mechanic explained , it...
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Talking you can do it

allen , to remove the compressor is not difficult , usually only 4 bolts hold it in place , usually the hard part is getting it out of the car once it is loose , usually ( usually ) you have to...
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Post first off is the check engine light on ??, sounds...

first off is the check engine light on ??, sounds like with this kind of rough running condition the the ecm would trigger the check engine light , if it is , then thats were you start , take it to...
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Talking trans flush

well dave we do use machines to do trans flushes , but there is a way to do it at home , what you first need to do is , wait wait wait , your pretty lucky , because on toyotas they have drain plugs...
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Angry sethster

you know what pisses me off is that u havent done any kind of diagnosing whatsoever , and are asking could it be this or that , youve already wasted money on an o2 and that didnt fix your problem ,...
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Post injector

gramps the problem is that you have a short to ground on the 12v side of the injectors , with the key on , you should always have 12v on the posative side of the inj, the ecm then pulses the ground...
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Thumbs up success

hey wayne thank for letting us know that you got the job done and that its fixed , many people come here asking for help and never let us know whats up , i appriciate u letting us know thanks .
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Post ayyyyy

ok mr ap tech , first off brakes are bled with vehicle off, this is what i want you to do , first , start with the right rear , then left rear , then right front , then left front , also when you are...
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Post no start

ok grtenn , heres what i need you to do , you need to pull of a spark plug wire , put a spark plug at the end of it , put the spark plug to ground , and crank the engine , do u have spark ??? i also...
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Post overheating

no this is not normal , do me a favor and check if the fan is kicking in when you turn your ac on at full blast , if the radiator fan is not on , then thats your problem , usually when people...
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egr

hey poorman , these egr valves are electrical and sit near the right rear of the intake manifold , there is no tube going to the manifold, these have alot of problem with carbon getting stuck on the...
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Post Garage Scanners

ok guys im going to set the record straight here , yes we do have different scanners , what you have is what we call a generic scanner that can only pull codes and clear the check engine light , what...
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Post ac

for the do it yourself guy , id recommend you replace the whole assy ( compressor ) because the clutch is stuck . you also need to replace the reciever dryer when replacing the compressor , thats...
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Post kia

sure sounds like a fuel problem , and if it was misfiring the c.e.l. would more than likly turn on , but to cover your bases check the plugs and see if you didnt accidently crack while installing ,...
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fuel pump

sounds like a bad fuel pump because of the fact that you say that you turn the ign off then restart , what your doing is building up fuel pressure , thus helping it start , hook a fuel pressure gauge...
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Arrow misfire

more than likely you have injector problems , the intake will have to be removed and the injector assy replaced , very commen on chevy and gm
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Talking fuel pump

you know what cliff , fuel pumps generally go bad on gm trucks at about 70k -125 k, not a very good design , so yes it could be the fuel pump , unfortunetly the injectors on the 4.3 also are a piece...
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Post sticking

starbuck , check the trottle linkage , as this might be sticking , also check the throttle plate inside the throttle body for excessive buildup , a good cleaning would help , lube the linkage with a...
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Talking leak

sounds like u have a leaking water pump , i believe these pumps are timing belt driven and are behind the cover.
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overheating

yup definitly sounds the the high speed fan is not kicking in , you can check this yourself , turn the vehicle on , ac high mode , then check to see if the fans are on , if not then thats your...
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overheating

well lets hope that your aftermarket pump is good , thats why i only use o.e.m. , anyhow sounds like you have air trapped in the system , what you want to do is , with the engine cooled down , open...
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Talking lifters

sounds like the lifters are not holding up , and in the morning they are pumping up ( filling with oil ) , you could try some addatives , miricle oil , 501 , etc , and what wieght oil are you using ,...
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